Nebraska football might have golden ticket to Hawaii safety's July commitment

Nebraska football vies for 3-star safety Aiden Manutai, facing tough competition from Tennessee, Arizona, California, and Washington ahead of his July 12 decision.
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When Hawaii safety Aiden Manutai announces where he is going to school on July 12, it stands to reason that the Nebraska football team is a long shot. After all, the Huskers are going head-to-head with some of the best programs in the country for the 3-star prospects services.

The Huskers are among a group of the Top 5 schools that includes top five schools are Tennessee, Arizona, California, and Washington. You might notice that the Cornhuskers are the only one of the five schools that weren’t bowl teams last year.

With that in mind, that Nebraska football has a chance to secure the Hawaii commitment when he makes his official pick in the middle of next month is impressive on its own. It turns out that his official visit might be the key factor that sways him towards Lincoln.

Nebraska football might have golden ticket for 3-star safety Aiden Manutai

Manutai officially visited Tennessee on June 7. He also officially visited California on May 24, Nebraska on June 14, and Washington on June 21.

While he was in Lincoln, the Huskers did something that really stood out for him. And it could be their “golden ticket” that will give them access to the talented defender.

“In Nebraska, we actually helped with their community service project, which separated them from the other official visits.”

At the moment, it’s hard for any analysts to decide where one team stands over another for the safety’s services. On3 has taken a pass at making the predictions and Cal is that site’s front runner. However the Bears are not outrunning the competition by any stretch.

Cal is said to have a 28.8 change of landing the Hawaii product, followed closely by Washington having a 25.2 percent chance and then the Nebraska football team having a 21.6 percent change of getting the commit.